|Document ID (ISN)||101827|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Booklet INDG90 (rev.2)
Health and Safety Executive
||Understanding ergonomics at work
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, rev. ed., Jan. 2003. 12p. Illus. 17 ref.
||http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg90.pdf [in English]
||The purpose of this booklet on ergonomics at work is to attempt to reduce occupational accidents and diseases, and to improve productivity by adapting the task to the worker. Contents: definition of ergonomics; how ergonomics can improve occupational safety and health; workplace problems that can be solved by ergonomics (work at screens, manual handling, stress, work time schedules); identifying ergonomic problems; what to do when ergonomic problems are identified; case studies of ergonomic improvements (engine assembler, receptionist working at a screen).
||United Kingdom; workplace design; training material; plant safety and health organization; ergonomics
||case study; assembly-line work; reception; work time schedules; safety guides; manual handling; man-computer interfaces; training manuals; stress factors; office work
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Ergonomics and work organization
|Broad subject area(s)